Driver, passenger killed after striking tree on Dewey Avenue


ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) – Two people are dead after a sedan struck a tree Sunday morning in Rochester on Dewey Avenue at around 9 a.m.

Rochester Police officers said the occupants of the vehicle were the driver and one passenger. Officers have identified the driver as 71-year-old Edmund Mroczek of Rochester and the passenger as 90-year-old Thelma Rohde of Greece.

Officers said Mroczek was killed in the crash and Rohde, was transported to Strong Memorial Hospital where she later died from her injuries.

No one was arrested and no tickets were issued.

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